Takashi Sonobe



Age: 62


Summary: president and chief executive officer of Mitsubishi Motors Corp. who took over in November 2000 after his predecessor resigned in disgrace in a defect cover-up scandal that resulted in the recall of 2 million vehicles, and who was appointed Chairman of the Board in 2002.



Cause of Death: Heart failure


Born: November 21, 1940


Died: October 28, 2003


Location: Tokyo, Japan